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Oscars 2012: Chris Rock Invited Back After 2005 Controversy

16th February 2012

After a controversial appearance in 2005, Chris Rock has been invited back to the Oscars, to present an award. The comedian sparked outrage seven years ago, when he insulted actors such as Jude Law and...

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Fascinating Fact 12794

6th February 2012

Oscar-nominated Bridesmaids star Melissa Mccarthy is in talks to play Chris Rock's wife in a new movie the comedian is scripting.

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Julie Delpy And Chris Rock Spend 'Two Days In New York'

26th January 2012

Nearly five years after the success of Two Days in Paris, Julie Delpy returns to the cinema screen with Two Days in New York. Apart from the obvious change in location, a major difference between...

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Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld Reveal Secrets On 'Inside Comedy'

26th January 2012

Some of the biggest names in comedy, including Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and Robin Williams reveal the tricks-of-the-trade in a new series debuting on Comedy Central on Thursday (January 26, 2012). 'Inside Comedy'...

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Spike Lee Unedited: Hollywood Knows Nothing About Black People

23rd January 2012

At this year's Sundance Film Festival, the film director Spike Lee surprised audiences with a fiery tirade, peppered with expletives, explaining his feelings regarding the treatment of black people in the film industry. Lee did...

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Spike Lee Why He Financed His Latest Movie

23rd January 2012

When Spike Lee was asked following the screening of his movie Red Hook Summer at the Sundance film festival what he would have done differently if he had access to a big Hollywood budget, he...

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Eddie Murphy In Line For Mayoral Role

12th December 2011

Eddie Murphy is in talks to star in a biopic about controversial US mayor Marion Barry.The comedian - who recently stepped down from hosting the Oscars - is being attached to the family friendly film...

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Billy Crystal, Comedy Icon, Returning To The Oscars

11th November 2011

Billy Crystal will host the 2012 Academy Awards following the shock departure of actor Eddie Murphy, with the 63-year-old comedian confirming the news on his Twitter page on Thursday (10th November 2011).The comedy veteran has...

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Ricky Gervais, Billy Crystal Or Chris Rock For Oscars Host?

10th November 2011

Ricky Gervais appears to be leading the race to host the Oscars in 2012, by openly suggesting he would give Hollywood a "two for one offer" by helming both the Golden Globes and the Academy...

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Fascinating Fact 12106

21st September 2011

Billy Crystal, comedian Chris Rock and actor Larry David were on hand to congratulate Starz TV network Ceo Chris Albrecht on his nuptials to Montana Coady on Saturday (17Sep11). The couple wed in Los Angeles...

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Tom Hanks, Jay-jay Z And Rock Join Obama For 50th Birthday Bash

5th August 2011

Tom Hanks, rapper Jay Z and comedian Chris Rock were among the special guests invited to the White House on Thursday (04Aug11) to celebrate President Barack Obama's 50th birthday.The U.S. leader marked the milestone with...

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Jennifer Lopez Gets Support From Twins On Film Set

27th July 2011

Jennifer Lopez was supported by her twins as she filmed her new movie today (27.07.11).The 42-year-old actress - who split from her husband of seven years Marc Anthony earlier this month - was spotted spending...

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Chris Rock's Play Recoups

12th July 2011

Comedian Chris Rock's Broadway bow is officially a hit - The Motherf**Ker With The Hat has recouped its budget.The acclaimed new play opened earlier this year (11) and its success prompted producers to extended the...

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From Queen Of Talk To Teacher, Oprah Winfrey Changes Direction

9th July 2011

Oprah Winfrey, who's nationally and internationally successful talk show, 'The Oprah Winfrey Show', ended in May of this year, has signed on to teach life lessons entitled 'It's Life 101' to the students at an...

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Jennifer Lopez To Be Replaced By Shakira On American Idol?

4th July 2011

Jennifer Lopez is continuing to stall her contract negotiations with American Idol, but her plans could backfire as television executives begin to search for her replacement, according to the UK's Daily Mail. Lopez is the...

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Tracy Morgan Visits Homeless Gay Teens In Nyc

18th June 2011

Tracy Morgan caused a storm last weekend when his anti-gay comedy routine was posted on Facebook, in which he claimed that being gay was 'not biological' and that he would stab his son to death...

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Chris Rock 'Assumed' He Would Have A Teleprompter For Broadway Play

18th June 2011

Comedian Chris Rock "assumed" Broadway actors read their lines off a teleprompter until he made his own debut this year (11).Rock, who currently stars in the play The Motherf**ker With the Hat, admits when he...

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Chris Rock 'Offended' By Tracy Morgan's Comments

13th June 2011

Chris Rock has taken aim at Tracy Morgan for his controversial gay jokes after initially defending the troubled TV funnyman.The 30 Rock star hit headlines last week (ends12Jun11) after making a series of offensive comments...

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The Things They Say 21955

13th June 2011

"If you'd have told me two years ago that I would miss the best basketball game ever to hang out with Nathan Lane, I would have said, 'You're crazy!' But that's what happened!" Comedian Chris...

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Tracy Morgan Anti-gay Rant: More Celeb Reactions

12th June 2011

Tracy Morgan recently apologised for his homophobic rant at a stand-up show, after some of its contents appeared on Facebook, as Contactmusic.com reported yesterday. Now it seems that celebrities are lining up to either attack...

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Fascinating Fact 11569

8th June 2011

Rap superstars Kanye West and Jay Z turned out to support Chris Rock by joining the audience of his Broadway show, The Motherf**ker With the Hat, over the weekend (04-05Jun11).

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Catherine Zeta-jones To Present At Tonys

24th May 2011

Catherine Zeta-Jones is to be one of the presenters at next month's Tony Awards.The 41-year-old star - who, at last year's ceremony, was named Best Leading Actress for her role in Broadway musical 'A Little...

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Fascinating Fact 11406

8th May 2011

Comedian Chris Rock showed his generosity last Tuesday (03May11) when he treated the entire cast of his Broadway play The Motherf**ker with the Hat to dinner at Justin Timberlake's New York Bbq restaurant Southern Hospitality.

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Fascinating Fact 11290

18th April 2011

Ricky Gervais, Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock have filmed a comedy summit, during which the trio discusses the state of the genre. Talking Funny will air in America on 22 April (11).

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Chris Rock Fails To Win Over Critics In Broadway Debut

12th April 2011

Comedian Chris Rock has failed to win over critics with his Broadway debut in The Motherf**Ker With The Hat, with reviewers highlighting his "inexperience" onstage.The actor plays Ralph, an Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor who tries to...

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The Things They Say 21074

4th April 2011

"Stand-up's hard. I've been booed in Detroit. Have you been to Detroit? Talk about civil unrest!" Funnyman Chris Rock sympathises with Charlie Sheen, who was booed offstage in Detroit, Michigan on Saturday (02Apr11) when he...

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David Letterman Receives Excellence Award

28th March 2011

David Letterman received the highest honour at the first annual US Comedy Awards on Saturday night (26.03.11).The 63-year-old talk show host picked up the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the ceremony at the...

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Chris Rock's Broadway Show Comes To A Halt

21st March 2011

Chris Rock's Broadway show came to a sudden halt on Thursday night (17Mar11) when his co-star Annabella Sciorra forgot her lines onstage.The funnyman makes his debut on the famed New York stage in Stephen Adly...

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Chris Rock Heading To Broadway

7th March 2011

Chris Rock is set to swap stand-up for the New York stage after signing up to make his Broadway debut later this year (11).The comedian will play a drug counsellor in Stephen Adly Guirgis' controversial...

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